Texas A&M baseball raises $20,000 for childhood cancer

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COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX) - On Saturday, the Texas A&M baseball team shaved their heads for childhood cancer.

The team partnered with the Vs. Cancer Foundation back in 2014. Vs. Cancer raises money for pediatric brain tumor research and local children's hospitals.

This year the Aggies raised $20,000.

"It's just nice to get out here and do something as simple as cutting our hair and raising money for kids who they're going through a rough time in their life. They're facing adversity that we can't even imagine facing and they look up to us and all we do is play baseball everyday. So, it's just nice to be able to get out and do something for them," said Allonte Wingate, a senior on the Texas A&M baseball team.

"It makes me proud. I mean these guys have worked really hard and to come out and us all in unison be eager to shave our heads in unison. To do this and say hey we're all in and not just 75 percent, not just 95 percent, we're 100 percent all in and want to make an impact it's special," said Coach Rob Childress, the head coach of the Texas A&M baseball team.

In the last five years the baseball team has raised $100,000.